take silk

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In reference to the silk gowns they wear.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

take silk (third-person singular simple present takes silk, present participle taking silk, simple past took silk, past participle taken silk)

  1. (idiomatic) to be appointed as a Queen's Counsel (QC) or King's Counsel (KC)